Composition in black tones, white, blue, and orange earthy. Quick, strong, intersecting and overlapping lines. Composition figure representing half-body, ram shoulders, occupying the on the left area of ​​the composition against a plain background, scribble with blood on the right. The figure is standing in front and wears a hood over his head that falls to the hips. It has suggested facial features; face in orange tones, as well as the arms are raised. Safe with the on the right hand hind legs of lamb and on the left the front. wear kind of cassock filled with black and blue strokes. The animal is in profile to the right, has ears, eye, nose and mouth well defined, as well as the coat in some areas with blue stained. Making fund mainly to the figure, filled with artwork overlapping area. On the bottom side is smooth, appearing in blood scratchings on the left probably from another drawing.


  • Title: Figure with Sheep
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w22 x h20.3cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:sheep, human figure:child:boy
  • Technique: lead pencil , crayon, colored pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3942
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3655

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